Polls, polls, polls….
Presidential candidates Donald Trump and Ben Carson are tied atop the GOP field in Iowa, according to a new CBS News poll released on Sunday’s “Face the Nation.”
Trump and Carson are at 27 percent in the CBS News 2016 “Battleground Tracker”, followed by Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas), who’s in third place 12 percent.
Two recent polls had found Carson in the top spot among Republicans in Iowa.
The poll also found that not only is former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush trailing at 6 percent, more than half of Republicans said they would be dissatisfied if he were the party’s nominee. Though Trump is ahead of his competitors, the CBS poll found that the majority of those supporting other candidates in Iowa would not be satisfied if he wins the GOP nomination.
Meanwhile, Hillary Clinton has made strides in the Hawkeye State following the first Democratic debate, now holding a 3-point over Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders.
Clinton’s supporters picked her experience as a main reason they are backing her for the nomination in the CBS poll.
The poll showed Sanders’s supporters are backing him for his policies on income inequality.